Transition Plan: 7 Secrets Every Leader Needs to Know

by Bob Russell, Bryan Bucher. Ministers Label Publishing, 2010.


This resource provides an honest approach to clergy leadership transitions, and how congregations can be proactive in leadership planning.


theories and principles of transition, research, insight from the author's 40 years of ministry experience

Recommended Audience

Christian clergy and lay leader


Purchase as a book or e-book

Practical Applications

  • Create or refresh a transition strategy by reading about the experience of one congregation --- what worked and what didn't.
  • Strengthen the congregation during a leadership transition by sharing this with lay leaders and the outgoing pastor.

About the Contributor

Sandra Herron

Sandra Herron is the founding principal and owner of MiddlEdge, Inc., a management consultancy dedicated to helping congregations align their strategy, people, structure, and processes to achieve their vision. She is an experienced adult educator, trainer and facilitator in academic, community, corporate and ministry settings.

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